Games
Apr 7 2024

Rediscovering: Override

This little 2mbit shooter from St!ng, for the PC Engine, was made from pure enthusiasm. It’s not sophisticated or overly polished, but it’s solid and great fun.

Games
Apr 7 2024

Rediscovering: Sutte Hakkun

Another SuperNES platform game in the Rediscovering series. This time, it’s Sutte Hakkun (すってはっくん), a Japanese puzzle game originally released for the Satellaview satellite add-on, and much later as a retail cartridge in 1999, the year of the Dreamcast.

Games
Apr 6 2024

Rediscovering: Magical Hats

This is a repost from 2012. I remembered writing it and dug it out of the old forum database, and here – for your suffering – it is! Back in the day, c.1989 or so, I was on the cutting edge of video game technology. Around the same time North America was receiving its first […]

Uncategorized
Mar 14 2024

Great Selloff – TurboGrafx 16 & PC Engine

I’m admitting, finally, that I’ll never play with my treasures as much as I’d prefer, and letting the next person take part in their history. TurboGrafx 16 and PC Engine ahoy!

Games
Mar 6 2024

Great Selloff – Hardware

I’m admitting, finally, that I’ll never play with my treasures as much as I’d prefer, and letting the next person take part in their history. Videogame hardware ahoy!

Games
Mar 1 2024

Another Great Sell-Off

I’m admitting, finally, that I’ll never play with my treasures as much as I’d prefer, and letting the next person take part in their history. Videogames ahoy!

Misc
Feb 16 2024

BSKY, Mastodon and the Modern Internet

Recently my brain spotted a pattern, a correlation of sorts, between what was happening between the rising Bluesky network and the established Mastodon. It’s about consent, and how it’s misunderstood on the modern internet.

Games
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Feb 3 2024

Updated: Sega Arcade Wiring Pinouts Page

I updated the GameSX Sega arcade pinouts page, adding the 3-pin coin input connector on Naomi and Net City cabs.

Photography
Jan 24 2024

Quickie: Fixing Memory Card Corrupted by Balena Etcher

Recently my camera’s memory card was corrupted by Balena Etcher – an oft-recommended Windows app to write images to USB drives. Here’s how I fixed it with diskpart.

Games
Jan 15 2024

3D Printing: 8-way gate for Hori VX Sticks

A 3D printable octo-gate for Hori’s XBox 360 or PS3 VX sticks.

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